News

Roving “parklet” finds spot in front of Herald building

Roving “parklet” finds spot in front of Herald building

Photo: KGMI

KGMI News Reporting
By Mike Curtiss

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A parking space for cars has become a parking space for pedestrians in front of the Herald building in downtown Bellingham.

The local non-profit Sustainable Connections parked a couple of benches and some large potted plants in front of the building on State Street.

The owner of the building will pay the city to make up for lost parking fees.

Parklet2

 

They hope it will bring more foot traffic to downtown businesses.

The portable “parklet” decorated the front of Dashi Noodle bar on State Street last year, and it was in front of La Fiamma pizza on Railroad Avenue in 2012.

 

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

LISTEN: Adam Sandler’s ‘Thanksgiving’ song

Fresh
21-overlay

The comedian's infamous ode to turkey day!

in Music

Miley Cyrus isn’t pregnant

mileycyrus

Reps for the "Wrecking Ball" singer have shot down rumors that she's expecting a child.

in Black Friday, Entertainment

Santa’s little helpers break world record in Bangkok

elf

Thousands of schoolchildren helped break the world record for the largest gathering of Christmas elves.

in Music

Ariana Grande hits back at Bette Midler

Ariana Grande performs on stage at 102.7 KIIS FM's Wango Tango at the StubHub Center on Saturday, May 10, 2014, in Carson, Calif.

The "First Wives Club" star called the "Problem" singer "ridiculous" and questioned her sexy antics.

in Music

Bon Jovi is ‘hard-pressed’ to let Sambora back in the band

bonjovi

Jon Bon Jovi appears to have severed ties with former bandmate Richie Sambora.